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Oh the pressure!

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Recently, Greyhawk over at Mudville has declared that I may just be the last Marine mil blogger in Iraq. Great, now the pressure is on for me to document our transition for posterity. The weight of this responsibility is staggering. Hmmmmmmmmm…what are we doing lately? Anything significant? Well, turnover with the unit replacing us is […]

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Health assessments make us all crazy…

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Before we deployed we all conducted a Pre-Deployment Health Assessment, this was to assess our state of health prior to deployment and to assist military healthcare providers in indentifying any present or future health care we might need. I suppose it makes sense when used as a benchmark to gauge any changes in our physical […]

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Don’t get pissed! Reenlist!

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Above we have Corporal Byrnes who recently reenlisted in the world’s finest, United States Marine Corps. Funny thing about young Marines; sometimes they don’t “get it” until they actually commit themselves personally and professionally to our warrior culture. During their first enlistment they mostly gripe and moan about how they are tired of people telling […]

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